Sports

Everybody loves Grayson

5 months ago Megan Sherman Comments Off on Everybody loves Grayson
Women’s lacrosse player and mother, Megan Schallock, includes her son in her success on and off the field A 7-3 record, 21 goals and 10 assists is a notable start to the season for a lacrosse player. Not to mention a senior lacrosse player who juggles the stress that intensifies as graduation grows closer. That Read More

Using sports to take your mind off of classwork

5 months ago Luke Chiasson Comments Off on Using sports to take your mind off of classwork
Now that Villanova proved they are the best team in college basketball by dominating March Madness, it is officially baseball season. The start of the Major League Baseball season is a time for hope, unless you are a Miami Marlins or Tampa Bay Rays fan, then you have no hope, but for fans of the Read More

Marlin tennis keeps swinging

5 months ago Jenna Whitener Comments Off on Marlin tennis keeps swinging
Instead of taking time off from practice or going on vacation, both the men’s and women’s tennis team of Virginia Wesleyan University packed their gear and headed to Hilton Head, South Carolina where they competed in the Spring Tennis Fest hosted by Professional Tennis Registry. While there, the teams competed in matches against teams from Read More

Not your average student-athletes

6 months ago Megan Sherman Comments Off on Not your average student-athletes
The student-athlete juggles schoolwork, practices and the stress that comes with being on a highly competitive sports team while also taking college level classes. Taking this into account, the schedule of the student-athlete-entrepreneur is even more strenuous. Alex Vawter and Chris Baker are both freshmen student-athletes who play baseball. Both also play integral roles in Read More

Getting ready for March Madness

6 months ago Luke Chiasson Comments Off on Getting ready for March Madness
It’s March, baby, and we all know what that means: the NCAA basketball tournament is here and it is time to drop all responsibilities to watch basketball. As a die-hard sports fan, this upcoming weekend is truly my favorite weekend of sports all year. There are games on all day Thursday-Sunday with upsets, buzzer beaters, Read More

Softball captures title in Arizona

6 months ago Co-Written Comments Off on Softball captures title in Arizona
Just days after the Virginia Wesleyan University (VWU) softball team secured a $500,000 gift from the TowneBank Foundation for a complete field renovation, the Marlins flew westward to Arizona to compete in the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Leadoff Classic. The Marlins (14-0), who are currently the top-ranked team in the country according to the Read More

The Dugout

7 months ago Luke Chiasson Comments Off on The Dugout
In recent years, sports and real world events often intertwine with sports serving as a healing mechanism for the grieving public. For example, President George W. Bush’s iconic first pitch at Yankee Stadium after 9/11. This simple event that takes place before every Major League Baseball (MLB) game will always be remembered as a moment Read More

From Slytherin to the diamond

7 months ago Megan Sherman Comments Off on From Slytherin to the diamond
And the sorting hat has spoken, Julie Fassl has been selected to Slytherin. Each member of the field hockey team is sorted into one of the four houses of Harry Potter by Coach Restivo. However, this multisport athlete is no villain, she’s just noted for her desire to be the best. As spring sports begin, Read More

Marlin basketball teams’ season ends in ODAC tournament

7 months ago Austin Edmonds Comments Off on Marlin basketball teams’ season ends in ODAC tournament
Men’s Basketball The men’s team suffered a heartbreaking defeat against Randolph College February 20 by a score of 57-54. The Marlins started strong in the first half with good minutes from starters Lamont Steward, Corey White Jr., and Percy Burt, as well as, strong contributions from the bench as Tim Fisher scored eight points in Read More

Track finishes strong in ODAC

7 months ago Corey King Comments Off on Track finishes strong in ODAC
This past weekend, the Marlin men’s and women’s track and field teams competed in the ODAC Championship meet in Roanoke, Virginia. The women’s team placed fourth, while the men’s team placed 7th. Marissa Coombs, as usual, was one of the best runners at the meet. With the performance she put on at the championship meet, Read More